2021 Shell Malaysia Scholarship Programme opens for application
Jun 14, 2021
Committed to develop the next generation of leaders that will propel Malaysia forward towards achieving a net-zero carbon emissions future.
Kuala Lumpur – Shell Malaysia today opened the annual application process for its Shell Malaysia Scholarship Programme, which provides a unique entrance into the energy industry for students pursuing higher education opportunities. The application to join the 2021 Class of Shell Scholars closes on Wednesday, 30th June 2021 at 11:59pm.
Shell’s Scholarship Programme provides successful applicants with the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies in global top tier universities while participating in mentoring and internship programmes. Upon graduation, scholars will have the chance to embark on a fulfilling career in various engineering, geosciences and commercial disciplines across Shell’s business operations.
“We hope that the 2021 Shell Scholarship Programme will inspire Malaysians to pursue their ambitions and help make a meaningful impact to our country and society, “says Ivan Tan, Chairman of Shell Malaysia and former Shell Scholar himself. “I was fortunate to receive the Shell scholarship back in 1997 to further my studies in the United Kingdom, followed by an offer to join a professional community that is passionate about making a difference in building a sustainable energy future”.
Applicants for the Shell Scholarship will receive notification of selection results no later than August 2021. The programme covers direct study-related expenses including tuition fees, living expenses, books, and other such allowances, subject to the candidate’s scholastic performance. The provision of funds will be applied towards both pre-university A-levels at selected boarding institutions locally as well as undergraduate education at top universities in the United States, United Kingdom, or Australia.
Workforce development is one of the highest priorities at Shell, and our scholarship programme reflects our continued commitment to support Malaysia’s economic recovery by investing in the nation’s younger generation. We believe younger people are the next generation of leaders that will propel Malaysia forward towards achieving a net-zero carbon emissions future.
Shell is proud to have benefitted more than 1500 Shell Scholars in our community so far, who are not only making an impact locally and globally but are invested in supporting the growth and success of their peers. To explore the profiles of current Shell Scholars and learn more about their impact, visit: https://www.shell.com.my/careers/students-and-graduates/scholarships/meet-our-scholars.html.
Eligibility and Requirements
The 2021 Shell Scholarship Programme seeks to provide financial and career assistance to students who demonstrate extraordinary academic and leadership potential as well as a deep desire to impact change for a more sustainable energy future. We look to sponsor students intending to pursue higher education in the following fields of study:
- Engineering: Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Petroleum, Electrical & Electronics, Environmental, Sustainable
- Sciences: Geology, Geosciences, Geomatics, Geophysics, Data Science
- Commercial: Business & Management, Digital Marketing
Interested candidates must be 2020 SPM or 2021 O-Level leavers with a minimum of 8As (A/A+) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or have Excellent O-level grades at IGCSE (A*/A). Chosen candidates should be willing to pursue A-levels at selected boarding institutions. For more specific details on eligibility and to apply online, please visit: https://www.shell.com.my/careers/students-and-graduates/scholarships.
Notes to Editors:
Approved University List for Shell Scholarship Programme:
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* For Commercial courses only
** For Petroleum Engineering or Geoscience only
About Shell – www.shell.com
Shell is a global leader in power, energy, and gas technology and is working to meet increasing energy demand and supply challenges by delivering smarter products and cleaner energy, infrastructure, and by developing new energy sources while addressing the impact on the environment. Malaysia is one of Shell’s heartlands. The history of Royal Dutch Shell in Malaysia started about 130 years ago. Shell currently has a strong market presence in the upstream, gas-to-liquids, downstream and business operations sectors in Malaysia. The company is also driven towards contributing to the local talent pipeline, while playing its part in contributing towards the communities and the society through its various flagship social investment activities.
For any enquiries about the Shell Scholarship Programme or its application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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